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2021 AFTJ Bento Contest Results


The Association of Florida Teachers of Japanese (AFTJ) held the Fifth Annual Bento Contest and 24 creative bento were submitted this year. Click here to check out the 2021 results!

Ceremony of Grant Award by the Consulate of Japan in Miami and FIU Department of Modern Languages


The Japan Foundation has awarded a Salary Assistantship Grant to the FIU Department of Modern Languages for Japanese Language Courses that will be utilized to cover parts of adjunct professors' salaries.

Dr. Steven Heine's new book is titled "Dogen: Japan’s Original Zen Teacher" (Shambhala 2021)


Dr. Steven Heine’s latest book, Dogen: Japan’s Original Zen Teacher, will be available on December 21, 2021. Click here to access the book details from Shambhala Publications.

Upcoming Events

Advising Questions?

06/15/2021 08:00 AM

Contact us at with your questions and we will set up a Zoom meeting upon request.

JETAA-FL Presents: "The Nisei Soldier Legacy: Why It Matters Today"

01/25/2022 07:00 PM

Please join the Florida JET Alumni Association, in conjunction with Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and USJETAA for this webinar discussing the legacy of the Japanese American “Nisei” soldiers who served in WWII, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Lynn Heirakuji, President and Board Member of the Nisei Veterans Legacy, with commentary by Diane Hirabayashi Carter (Morikami Museum) and Dr. Mitzi Uehara Carter (FIU). Click here to register.

“The Art of War: History and Philosophy of Sun Tzu”: Lecture by Mr. Philip Wang

02/17/2022 06:00 PM

Join us on February 17, 2022, for a special webinar presented by Mr. Philip T. Y. Wang, a retired career diplomat of the Republic of China on Taiwan Goverment. Mr. Wang will be giving an int.eractive discussion on the history and philosophy of "The Art of War" by Sun Tzu. Click here to access the flyer and Zoom meeting details.

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